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Umbrella Sales Boom High
As Heavy Clouds Gather
b)eila sales have tripled in
L aVi nvo weeks, Wilmington
ft*.?.* nt stores reported yes
and Paul Hess, Wilming
seraa.\‘eatHer bureau chief, said
W1! <o]i for July is 197 per cent
bove normal.
meanwhile Hess said, some re
■ iS in sight for the week-end.
*Aftcr occasional showers and
thunderstorms yesterday, he pre
" d slight, clearing for today.
“iLs "today will be moderate
t0 northwest, and high tem
l£wrr expected is 84.
e jut at least he umbrella mer
. n;s were not depressed over
c. ‘joudy skies and downpours.
!"We rainy days,” one mer
hant said yesterday. “Our um
bre.ia? have been selling like hot
rake?
rjas ion aucwuam^, UC5L Ucll
nmeter of beach traffic. at
Wrigbtsvi'-Ie ar,d Carolina Beach,
. 'cver i ere lamenting a sharp
j 0p ;n iales. “When the rains
coni!’" one Wrigbisvilie Beach
j.j.jpn operator said, “our busi
disappears.”
clouds gathered for thunder
•nc.,; . yesterday, winds acceler
in’o fresh gusts, and Wil
ljag(n:> residents kept the tele
phone lilies of the weather bureau
and the Wilmington Star-News in
quiring, "is a storm in sight?”.
Hess said the high winds were
“just local” with no major weath
er disturbances in the Wilmington
area.
While the first 19 days of July
recorded a rainfall almost double
the norma), July, 1946 was over
twice as wet as this July. Last
July 19.14 inches of rain was re
corded. Normal is 7.13 inches.
Yesterday Hess reported a total
rainfall for the month of 8.28
inches.
Jones County Tries
To Improve Swine
TRENTON, July 19- Two gilts
from the Duroc pig chain have
been delivered to Doc Killings
wcrth and Franklin Forrest of
Trenton. Wilbui Meadows of Pol
locksville ow’r.s the dam of the
pigs.
This is one of several recent
moves in Jones county in order
to improve the sw'ine stock, ac
cording to Assistant Farm Agent
G. T. Wiggins.
Dial 2-3311 For Newspaper Service
THE OLD HOME TONMN «s gy STANLEY
fQuick! -bedelia- call V
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"That's like my mother’s new hat with hair
growing oat of the top!”
SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK By R. J. SCOTT
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CHINESE BUDDHlS<
Monasteries*
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} AS A SYMBOL oF
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A FISH NEVER CLOSES
fTs EVES •
(
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OF PlQEONS Tt<E GREAT" CROWNED PIGEON OF
: NEW GUINEA IS <«£ LARGEST LIVING SPECIES*
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p$c«APS
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YOUR EYES -To SEE
IN COLOR ?
'ftlRtE COLOR
Pl^MEN-fS IN EYE
WHlCN ACT AS
COLOR FILTERS •
DAILY FORTUNE FINDER
To learn your “Fortune'' for today from the stars, write in the letters
of the alphabet corresponding to the numerals on the line of the astro
logical period in which you were born You will find it fun.
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AECOEIGHtJKIMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
*t» 70 1 16 1 12 1 20 1 2 1 2 5 4 9 14 14 5 18
f EB 21
MAR 20 20 15 18 5 8 15 21 19 5 15 6 12 15 22 5
MAR 21
APR 20 13 9 7 8 20 25 9 1 4 3 5 14 20 9 22 5 1 9
MA* 20 > 23 9 6 5 12 9 11 5 3 15 14 3 5 18 14
MAY 71
JUNE 21 1 1° 1 13 2 15 18 5 5 16 12 1 14 14 5 4
JUtYf237 20 18 1 14 17 21 9 12 9 20 25 7 18 15 23 19
i UG 22 1 16 16 1 8 5 3 9 1 20 9 22 5 1 5 1 4 5 1 9
Sept 20 18 9 13 14 5 19 19 16 12 5 1 19 9 14 7
OCT 23 1 14 15 6 6 5 18 9 14 7 9 19 13 1 4 5
NOV Z22 25 1 23 14 25 5 22 5 14 9 14 7 14 5 1 18
DEC* 22^ 18 5 22 15 12 21 20 9 ’5 14 1 18 25 1 9 13
JAN 21 1 18 1 4 9 V*5 16 18 15 7 18 1 13 8 9 20
Cuuyritfhl. 1!>47 Kiny Feature-* Syndicate. Inc.
Former Governor
HORIZONTAL
1,8 Pictured
former
governor of
Maryland
14 Makes
possible
15 Form a notion
16 Wading bird
17 Go by steamer
19 Ceremony
20 Alternating
currents (ab.)
21 Tension
23 Conducted
24 Incline
26 At all times
28 Neither
VERTICAL
1 Wife of Zeus
2 Make into law
3 Dried grape
4 Barrel (ab.)
5 Cloth measure
6 Pause
7 Czar
8 Lubricates
9 Symbol tor
cadmium
10 Over (contr.)
11 Fastened
12 Musteline
mammal
13 Bamboolike
grass
18 Id est (ab )
Answer lo Previous Puzzle
21 Queer
22 Colonized
25 Feminine
name
27 Casts a ballot
32 Dress
34 Categories
35 Car
37 Fortification
38 Indian
weights
40 Macerates
41 Symbol for
silver
42 Wise
43 Paradise
45 Wale
47 Golf mound
49 Sea (Fr.)
51 Senior (ab.)
53 Symbol for
niton
Z'J f ox
30 Sun god
31 Size of shot
32 Girl’s name
33 Limb
33 Male deer
3b Danish weight
(pl.)
38 Matched
pieces
39 Expunged
44 Novel
46 Redact
48 Minced oath
49 Native of
Media
50 Choicest
52 He was attor
ney-of
his state in
1934-38
54 Scoffs
55 Beginner
LITTLE ANNIE ROONEY By Uarrel1 McClure
I'M TELL!N'YOU, BEAR CLAWS-I
(ANT STAND LIVIN’IN THIS
HICK TOWN MUCH LON6ER
ITS DRlVIN' Mg CRAZV
JHHT!
WE MAKE A CLEAN GETAWAY (
WITH $40,000 - A MILLION P
COPS ARE LOOKIN'FOR US, AN'
HERE WE SIT LAUGHl NG AT 'EM -
I DO ALL THE WORK-THE KID (
pgjjj^VTAKES CARE OF THE J
AN'ALL YOU 0015 Li BUT WERE BURIED IsAVE YOUR S08S-IF YOU DONT1
sir arouno smoking] alive-all i c I like it, take your half of the
CIGARETTES- nHEAR FROM MORNW I MOOLAH AN' BLOW-AN'A MONTH
READING DETECTIVE /TILL NIGHT IS TALK I FROM NOW YOU'LL HEAR FOLKS
STORIES -AN' C ABOUT TWO THINGS; nn TALKING ABOUT DEATH CELLS
SINGIN'THEBLUES-) CROPS AN’TW^W N AN'ELECTRJCp'
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: t2^ 1947. King Features Syndicate,-Inc., V^'orld rights reserved IHI f I .!
*Senda~STARR-“By Dale Me»sich
I'M TAKING
YOU HOME,
BEAUTIFUL.
f IMO. I'VE
Uor TO 8ET
7 BACK TO
f THE FLASH.
I’D JUST DIE IF 1
HE EVER FOUND OUT
I'M LIVING IN HIS
IL, APARTMENT. •Jli)
HA! HA! I CAN TELL BY HER 3§|
EXPRESSION SHE'S AFRAID I'LL Jfcj
.FIND OUT WHERE SHE LIVES.
BUT I THINK !
' r. KNOW HOW I CAN
// GET RID OF HIM, y
7/f O.K., MR. WOOOS, YOU F/X
R WIN. I'LL MEET YOU l//\ S
H HERE IN TWENTY f/ \ \ '
A MINUTES.
NOW YOU'RE
TALKIN'. BABY./
--’- By Chick Young
CXAY- S'T
DOWN - -
SPEAK FAST
’ IS PEADV
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TIC
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M W AHH. YUMMV.V THERE'S \SAY ROBIN, [ WHY, THANK vou!
!§a v* A nothin like a womans why do you [ sr...but i have
\ ' \ touch T'PUT a /wrap your-i to protect my
GOOD DO ON A ry SELF UP IN V SKIN PROM TH S
FEED.' J GOATSK'NS T | ANYFLL BUN.’ ,
r—tTAV TO'JRE A PRETTY' ~
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SHOULD TAKE CASE --n-'<VNC- U°oo
OF HEeSELP. EVEN ' t • ■ ,
ir SHE IS ON AN -, ^
ISLAND A_l J
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SUPERMAN By Jerry Siegel and Joe Shu*t€f
Ry GENTLEMEN—I CAN SPARE ONUkRt?
W A FEW DROPS OF THE PRECIOUS \
3 FLUID FOR THIS DEMONSTRATION . I
H V BUT KM CERTAIN THAT THE RESULTS /
3 I^WILLASTONISH YOU.
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VOU WILL NOTE, GENTLEMEN, \DR. OGLIVIEi
THAT THIS FLOWER IB QUITE SUPERMAN
WILTED. VET THIS WATER,
TREATED WITH A SINIGLE
LDROP of MV 5ERUM
T Y N
. THERE'S A HUGE ^ THIS
I MOB OUTSIDE TRYING; LOOKS
TO BUST in: THE K LIKE A
FRONT DOOR IS^ JOB FOR
LIABLE TO GO ME,1
any minute.' ^
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VIC FLINT__ By Michael O'Malley and Halph Lana
St isn't everyday that a steel millionaire
confesses to me that he is a criminal.
I'M PUTTING A LOT OF TRUST IN YOU,
FLINT. I WAVE TO. FORTY YEARS A60
I WAS CONVICTED
AS AN ACCESSORY
TO A MURDER.
I DIDN'T KILL ANY
ONE, BUT I WAS ‘ ~
AT THE SCENE ~ '
WHEN A FRIEND
OF MINE DID.
fTHEY SENT ME TO THE ^
PENITENTIARY BUT I ES
CAPED. I STARTED LIFE OVER.
ONLY ONE OTHER MAN KNOWS
.ABOUT MY PAST AND HE IS
3 HOLDING IT j.7^
IvOVER ME. /
¥ THIS ^8
HAS A I
► FAINT «
ODOR OF
THE OLD
6LACK
vMAILy
/ COME NOW, MY DEAR, YOU \
KNOW A.J. 15 NEVER TOO BUSY / ' fl -J
\ TO SEE HI5 LEGAL ADVISER 1
L'flHE- ~
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i^gS^ICOPn. 1SLII.3Y NEA SERVICE, ff.c T. M. RV U, S. PAT OEt^jjjJ
FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS _ By Blosser
, NOT A PERSON IN SIGHT/ .
; DESERTED AS A PLAGUE CITY7
i SEEMS RIGHT PEACEFUL /
f \ —\
Hey Thebe, V-^
mister/ r well, y
YOU WANT NOW,
-1& BE ET CANT
BY A LION/SAY AS I
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TO/ ^
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l THEN! THAT ROARING- \ L'i V NEITHER. IS IT A LION / J
AIN'T A MEADOW LARK. } ,r1VWJlmJZw^m!A
COPR. 1947 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. REG. U. S. PAT. OFF."
RED RYDER _ _ By Ered llarniM
NICK VOLDAY’S\
ACTlW’ AWFUL )
"DInJSED )
SUSPICIOUS, I
>—v
fEVEN IF HE’S BEEN DIGGING )
1 UP THE 5CHO0U GROUNDS,
NO LANS HAVE &EEN
V BROKEN, AS FAR AS I
>-j
r.'\ SERE GLAD YO'J GOT HERE
vCRCSS GRArOEY— BEFORE
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f \ late/
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JOE PALOOKA By Ham Fishor
" : FELLAS-H* HA Js
If TELLVOU WHAT...THIS IS KNOBBY WALSH...
m HE'LL REFEREE... AND I’LL SECOND ONE FIGHTER
pkAND WR.LEEWV WILL BE THE OTHER SECOND.
AWRIGHT... NOW REMEMBER NO HEELIN',
NO PRAM,MIS IN TH’ CLINCHES, GOZZLIN'
IS BARRED...CRESSAFRIV IS
FOUL... SHAKE HANDS AN'
COME OUT FIGHTIN’.
MOON MULLINS By 'ViUar“
■ NOKIDDIN, EMMY- \j HAHAHA! THAT SOUNDS 1
I WHEN THIS \ OUST LIKE JUL1U5
| MYSTERIOUS STRANGER 1
SEEN LORD PLUSHBOTToMS lfl|A.^LV JEALOUS J
PITCHER HE AST IF A ME'
YOU'D MARRIED T~—- I j—3j8Sjj§S§SK
A WALRUS. ^
AND WHAT, KAYO- \
( DID THE GENTLEMAN \
V SAY WHEN HE SEEN J
X'~—t MV PHOTO? f
HE DIDN'T SAV
NOTHING.
HE JEST
LAU6HEDAND
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Ttc V X Pat Off '
Covftiiht. U'47. br Sywlit»t* O'. Jiw.
(wMvJL
STEVE CANYON ■■ B, Milton Canlft
MIGHTY PROUD T'N
^ ~~M^NM£EfN UP WITH
f EETA -f EETA ,THIS N. YOU, /VIA'AAAi
1S OUR NEW CUSTOMER,rntfA
ME. HAPPY E ASTER.
'DID I DO \
WRONG, I
, STEVIE ?/
Of A|N'T THET ™E WAY
ALL WIMMIKI IN NEW 41
f|! YAWEK EXPECTS T'BE ^
V.j\ TREATED BYSTEANCE2S?!
--- --- By LanU Leonard
MICKEY FINN
Syndicate.
THE WEDDING THEY SURE D'D.1
SURE WENT OFF ) -AND I HOPE
FINE,PHIL / / THEY HAVE A SWELL
THEY MADE A \ HONEYMOON
GRANO LOOKING ) DOWN THERE IN
COUPLE/ A BERMUDA/ i
^ I IMAGINE INCEGD iAM.'f
YOU'RE GLAD \ SERGEANT \
IT'S ALL OVER, I -1 WAS FED UP j
AREN'T YOU, / WITH THAT t
PHIL 1 ^ \ MATRON OF
) HONOR- BfS
1 MRS. DUDD*' JSg
$ SHE SURE I'M TELLIN'YA,
LOOKED LIKE THE SERGEANT-SMt’S
SNOB YOU SAY IMPOSSIBLE.'
SHE IS, WALKING AND THE WAY SHE
DOWN THE gOSSES HER
aicif HUSBAND AROUND
IS A CRIME.1 .
WHY HE DOESN'T %
... ... ..W&-J4L
/ some GUV / •
r TO SEE : MR. \w,
DELANUYi WHAT’S) LUCAS *<g
HIS NAME? PERCIVAL '
>1 CADWAL'.ADER
-f\>. V DUDVj J
IN bUAKPI

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